Homework Help & Helpful Links

Homework Help


  • Adventures in Education - College planning resources, financial aid info, career guidance, & money management tip
  • Campus Explorer - Search for colleges by location & degree/program type, plus an advice section & videos from real students with each college review
  • College Board - Connecting students to college success & opportunity
  • College Confidential - Tools for choosing, applying to & paying for college; learn what to expect your first year, & how to thrive as a new student
  • College Grazing - Interest surveys designed to help students think about all things college-related
  • Federal Student Aid FAFSA - Free application for federal aid administered by the US Department of Educations
  • FinAid - Award-winning site which provides financial aid information, advice & tools
  • Job Interview Tips- 10 tips to get you successfully through a job interview
  • Peterson's - Search provider of colleges & universities, graduate schools, online degrees, private schools & study guides
  • SchoolsintheUSA.com - Review university & college programs across the US from one source
  • Today's Military - Reference source for learning about opportunities available in the military
  • TuitionTracker - Research the net cost of more than 3,700 colleges & universities with this online tool
  • Unigo - Student generated college reviews, videos & photos to learn about colleges from the inside


  • GradPrep - This collection of resources regarding the GRE covers a variety of topics, including practice tests, information on Scoring, Vocabulary, and Psychology, tips for studying, and more.
  • LearningExpress Library - Interactive practice exams designed to help improve scores on academic, civil service, military, and professional licensing and certification tests. Some tests are the GED, ACT, ASVAB, GRE,  SAT, postal worker and firefighter exams, and the U.S. citizenship test. If you want to access your account from home, use your 14-digit library card number as your USERNAME and make up your own password.
  • March 2 Success - A collaboration of the US Army & the publishers of Peterson Guides, this site offers full-length practice SAT tests, flash cards, plus college admissions & financing info in English & Spanish
  • Union Test Prep - Free testing resources for the ACT, including flashcards and practice exams


  • Book Riot - This is a great editorial book site for diverse readers and all genres
  • Epic Reads - Connect with this online community to learn about new teen books, connect with YA authors, and meet new friends who share your love of reading
  • Flamingnet - YA books reviewed by YA reviewers; you can become a book reviewer through this site
  • Novelist - This is a great resource for book suggestions with special Recommended Reads for Teens
  • pulseit - An online community for anyone who loves teen books! Read free books and exclusive excerpts - it's free to join & participate


  • figment - An online community of 100,000 teens who come together to create, share, & discover original writing; educators can create free private groups to host book clubs, discussion groups, or virtual writer's workshops
  • NaNoWriMo Young Writers Program - NaNoWriMo challenges throughout the year for starting the rough draft of your own novel
  • Poetry Foundation - Tips on understanding & writing poems, including articles, podcasts, & videos
  • Teen Ink - A national teen magazine, book series & website devoted to teenage writing, art, photos & forums
  • Write the World - Free monthly writing contests, a chance for peer reviews, & communicate with other teen writers around the world



  • TeensHealth - Honest, accurate doctor-approved information & advice about health, emotions & life
  • Teen Line - Teens helping teens, founded in 1980 to help teens address their problems with a confidential peer hotline


  • Check out all the databases linked under the RESEARCH dropdown on the library's main page.